domain

Definitions

  • a Representation of the Domains Of The Lord Ti, Bringing to Him Offerings in Procession
    a Representation of the Domains Of The Lord Ti, Bringing to Him Offerings in Procession
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n domain the content of a particular field of knowledge
    • n domain people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest "the Western world"
    • n domain (mathematics) the set of values of the independent variable for which a function is defined
    • n domain territory over which rule or control is exercised "his domain extended into Europe","he made it the law of the land"
    • n domain a particular environment or walk of life "his social sphere is limited","it was a closed area of employment","he's out of my orbit"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Prince Api, Borne in a Palanquin, Inspects His Funerary Domain Prince Api, Borne in a Palanquin, Inspects His Funerary Domain

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com
    • Domain (Math) a connected set of points, also called a region.
    • Domain a particular environment or walk of life.
    • Domain (Physics) a region within a ferromagnetic material, composed of a number of atoms whose magnetic poles are pointed in the same direction, and which may move together in a coordinated manner when disturbed, as by heating. The direction of polarity of adjacent domains may be different, but may be aligned by a strong external magnetic field.
    • Domain (Computers) an address within the internet computer network, which may be a single computer, a network of computers, or one of a number of accounts on a multiuser computer. The domain specifies the location (host computer) to which communications on the internet are directed. Each domain has a corresponding 32-bit number usually represented by four numbers separated by periods, as 128.32.282.56. Each domain may also have an alphabetical name, usually composed of a name plus an extension separated by a period, as worldsoul.org; the alphabetical name is referred to as a domain name.
    • Domain Dominion; empire; authority.
    • Domain Landed property; estate; especially, the land about the mansion house of a lord, and in his immediate occupancy; demesne.
    • Domain (Law) Ownership of land; an estate or patrimony which one has in his own right; absolute proprietorship; paramount or sovereign ownership.
    • Domain people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest.
    • Domain the field of knowledge, expertise, or interest of a person; as, he had a limited domain of discourse; I can't comment on that, it's outside my domain .
    • Domain (Math) the set of values which the independent variable of a function may take. Contrasted to range, which is the set of values taken by the dependent variable.
    • Domain The territory over which dominion or authority is exerted; the possessions of a sovereign or commonwealth, or the like. Also used figuratively. "The domain of authentic history.""The domain over which the poetic spirit ranges."
    • Domain (Immunology) the three-dimensional structure within an immunoglobulin which is formed by one of the homology regions of a heavy or light chain.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n domain Dominion; province of action; range or extent of authority: as, to trench on one's domain by interference.
    • n domain The territory over which dominion is exercised; the territory ruled over by a sovereign, or under the government of a commonwealth: as, the domains of Great Britain.
    • n domain An estate in land; landed property.
    • n domain The land about the mansion-house of a lord, and in his immediate occupancy.
    • n domain In law, ownership of land; immediate or absolute ownership; permanent or ultimate ownership. In the last two senses the word coincides with demain, demesne.
    • n domain The range or limits of any department of knowledge or sphere of action, or the scope of any particular subject: as, the domain of religion, science, art, letters, agriculture, commerce, etc.; the judicial domain.
    • n domain In logic, the breadth, extension, circuit, or sphere of a notion.
    • n domain In the United States, the lands owned by the federal government or by a State; the public lands held for sale or reserved for specific uses.
    • n domain In mathematics: A set of numbers when the sums, differences, products, and quotients of any numbers in the set (excluding only the quotients of division by 0) always yield as results numbers belonging to the set.
    • n domain The space within which a given function is developable in a series in powers of z–a: termed the domain of the point, z = adjective
    • n domain In function-theory, the region of the z-plane within a circle about a as center with any radius less than the distance from a to the nearest critical point: called the domain of its center a. For a power series (that is, a series of ascending positive integral powers, a0 + a1x + a2 x + …) if there is a frontier value R such that when | x | ⟨ R there is absolute convergence but when | x | ⟩ R there is divergence, the open region (R) [points within a circle whose center is at O and radius R] is called the domain of the series.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Domain do-mān′ what one is master of or has dominion over: an estate: territory: ownership of land: the scope or range of any subject or sphere of knowledge
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Quotations

  • Simone Weil
    Simone%20Weil
    “Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue of humility in the domain of thought.”
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert%20Einstein
    “Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction because of the variety of factors in operation, not because of any lack of order in nature.”
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur%20Schopenhauer
    “Patriotism, when it wants to make itself felt in the domain of learning, is a dirty fellow who should be thrown out of doors.”
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert%20Einstein
    “Science can only ascertain what is, but not what should be, and outside of its domain value judgments of all kinds remain necessary.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. domaine, OF. demaine, L. dominium, property, right of ownership, fr. dominus, master, owner. See Dame, and cf Demesne Dungeon
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. dominium, dominus, a master.

Usage

In literature:

There Penn received from the agent of the Duke of York, and in the presence of all the people, a formal surrender of all that fine domain.
"The Witch of Salem" by John R. Musick
At Smyrna, Lieutenant Lynch left the "Supply," and went to Constantinople to obtain permission to enter the Turkish domains.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
Up to then, the counts had resided most of the time in the southern part of their possessions, where they had their richest domains.
"Belgium" by Emile Cammaerts
To Virginia she was like an eagle, secure in his nest on the topmost pinnacle of a cliff, and looking forth upon his domain.
"Virginia of Elk Creek Valley" by Mary Ellen Chase
Louis Hutin, King of France, emancipates all serfs within the royal domains on payment of a just surrender charge.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
In 1859 and 1860 the Commissioner of Indian affairs prepared a survey of the Cherokee domain.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
His fair domain was added to the British dominions.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
The movement to limit the power of the popular majority was felt in the domain of state as well as national politics.
"The Spirit of American Government" by J. Allen Smith
In France, especially in his own domains, he would not have hesitated.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
Add Provence to that, and he would have a domain stretching from the Pyrenees to Italy.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
Then, jarred and aching, he withdrew haughtily to explore his new domain.
"Kings in Exile" by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts
What the first Tudor achieved in the temporal domain, viz.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
I shall be disguised, and will wear my visor down: a hungry wolf prowling unrecognized about his lord's domain.
"Robin Hood" by Paul Creswick
The plain had become our new domain, the horseman our ideal.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
On the land side a gully divides Parnell from the Domain.
"Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)" by William Delisle Hay
Nature has assigned the Mediterranean to Italy as her natural domain.
"England and Germany" by Emile Joseph Dillon
The Lord of the Domain walked on for some time, not noticing that the Bee-man was behind him.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
None who enters the domains of the First Born ever leave.
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
How like a ruffian, a Tartar, a pirate, I always felt when I entered thy domains!
"Household Papers and Stories" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
In all domains, art, science, history, religion, and politics, his insight is penetrating, but at the same time rapid and incisive.
"The Forerunners" by Romain Rolland
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In poetry:

Till in Venland landing,
The domains of Thyri
He redeemed and rescued
From King Burislaf.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XVI. -- Queen Thuri And " by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"But thou darest not venture
Through the Sound to Vendland,
My domains to rescue
From King Burislaf;
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XVI. -- Queen Thuri And " by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
As near, with much enlarged estate,
To his domain he drew;
He chanc'd, before his castle gate,
A signal scene to view.
"The Fatal Horse" by William Hayley
And slid into an easy vein,
The favorite picture of the year;
The grouse upon her lord’s domain—­
The salmon weir;
"The Letter L" by Jean Ingelow
Man trespassed here; but Nature lost
No right of her domain;
She waited, and she brought the old
Wild beauty back again.
"Birchbrook Mill" by John Greenleaf Whittier
The ancient house of Erlingford
Stood midst a fair domain,
And Severn's ample waters near
Roll'd through the fertile plain.
"Lord William" by Robert Southey

In news:

New multi-core machines offer an opportunity to scale up to much larger domains.
With the success of local features in object recognition, feature-set representations are widely used in computer vision and related domains.
Kestrel provides an automated target detection capability in both land and maritime domains.
RealNames hopes keywords will replace domain name addresses and 800 numbers in print and television advertising.
(AP) More than 100 domain names were seized in an international crackdown on websites that sell counterfeit merchandise, federal authorities said Monday, just in time for the biggest online shopping day of the year.
Authorities seize web domains involved in selling of counterfeit merchandise.
BUFFALO, N.Y.—Federal law enforcement authorities have announced the seizure of 132 domain names in several countries to stop them from selling counterfeit merchandise online.
Federal law enforcement authorities have announced the seizure of 132 domain names in several countries to stop them from selling counterfeit merchandise online.
INTERVIEWS Hear Oren Ambarchi's 33-Minute Kraut -Psych-Noise-Rock Odyssey 'Sagittarian Domain'.
Find all wines by Domaine de la Tour du Bon.
The domain name is generally first-come first-served.
More than 80 percent of domains with "olympics" in the name are fraudsters using a misspelling or merely the association to attract visitors, a Web firm has found.
LISPs power in manipulating complex lists of lists has also made it the tool of choice for developing symbolic reasoning systems such as OPS5 and PROLOG (both of which have many commercial and public-domain implementations).
There are a lot of free books out there that are part of the public domain.
I recently noticed excessive offline file caching during logon and logoff on a particular Windows XP domain machine (called PC1) at a customer's Windows Small Business Server 2003 site.
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In science:

The domain inbetween Ec and ¯h/τe is known as the diffusive or Altshuler-Shklovskii domain. A third energy scale is the average level spacing ∆λ.
Chiral Random Matrix Model for Critical Statistics
Consider the tessellation of H2 by fundamental domains for the given F2 action, and truncate each fundamental domain by a closed horocycle of length 2 (as is possible by Theorem 1.2).
A norm on homology of surfaces and counting simple geodesics
The leading contribution to the low-frequency dynamics is then associated with two nearby such rare low-energy domain walls which allow the ordered domain between them to flip at a low but nonzero frequency.
Dynamics and transport in random quantum systems governed by strong-randomness fixed points
The zeroes of the magnetization profile simply denote the equilibrium positions of domain walls at T > 0, and the extra physics consists of additional domain walls added to the GS structure.
Ground states versus low-temperature equilibria in random field Ising chains
Existence of such a transform allows to define a map fu from the fundamental domain of P SL(2, ZZ)u to the fundamental domain of P SL(2, ZZ).
Random walks on hyperbolic groups and their Riemann surfaces
Such domains are consequently termed nonsingular domains.
Bicomplex algebra and function theory
In the typical case of square lattices the only way not to have a massive domain, which would scale with the Euclidean dimension of the system, is to have enough interpenetrating domains of both spin orientations.
Susceptibility and Percolation in 2D Random Field Ising Magnets
In order to have a domain there is an energy cost of O(Ld−1 ) from the domain wall.
Susceptibility and Percolation in 2D Random Field Ising Magnets
This result, (16), is surprising in the sense, that the extreme statistics calculation for the formation of a domain leads to the exactly same scaling as the optimization of a domain wall energy on successive scales in Binder’s argument.
Susceptibility and Percolation in 2D Random Field Ising Magnets
The domains are no longer compact and as noted above for large enough domains the domain-wall length should be characterized by the percolation hull exponent.
Susceptibility and Percolation in 2D Random Field Ising Magnets
The finite particle domain Γ0(H) is contained in the domains of filtered fundamental operators.
Filtered random variables, bialgebras and convolutions
In the proof given below we understand that the equations hold on the finite particle domain, but it remains valid on the whole intersection of the domains of the considered filtered operators.
Filtered random variables, bialgebras and convolutions
It relies on the fact that white noise is uncorrelated in the spatial domain as well as the Fourier domain, hence there is no difficulty in sampling ξ (~x ).
Multiscale Gaussian Random Fields for Cosmological Simulations
This is the access point to modify the domain of the variable, sharing domain.
Component Programming and Interoperability in Constraint Solver Design
Components send a message to this slot which is used to encapsulate and retrieve the current domain of the variable, reinit domain.
Component Programming and Interoperability in Constraint Solver Design
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